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into the national mall here in washington, d.c. the day was hot, they marched through the nation's capital. they were standing in the sun mopping sweat from their brows when the moment arrived, when dr. martin luther king jr. shared his dream. >> i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. >>> it became clear that day with it wasn't clear already that change was coming. this was the scene at the national mall on that day, august 28th, 1963. and this was the scene at the mall today. on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years since dr. king took the podium with a vision of abraham lincoln looking on from the memorial perch. the king family rang a bell at the mall in unison with bells at more than 300 sites across the country from alabama to alaska at the very hour that dr. king implored the nation to led freedom ring. in washington they say it's a great drizly late summer day, but no way it would stop this crowd from coming out.
that raised alarm bells across washington was an intercepted communication from the leader of al qaeda, it was to a man in zemin. he was just appointed as his number two. that provides an unprecedented al qaeda link between the core al qaeda from the 9/11 era of attacks and the yemen al qaeda. i want to explain to everyone why we're talking about this because it's so important. we had this information here at cnn about the intercept over the weekend and decided not to report the details because we discussed it with u.s. officials and there were significant concerns about attaching his names to it. the intercept said do something, do something now. let us be clear and transparent to our viewers, a number of news organizations have reported this information. this is now out in the public arena. so we feel now we can decide to report it. there was -- there is a lot of concern about this now it looks like he has made his move with al qaeda in nyemen. it was is al qaeda in yemen that has been able to reach out and touch. think of that detroit airliner bombing. >> that terror group has signi
dozens of fbi agents from new york and washington over there and they say they're making progress. >> and the next step is to get the libyan government involved to try to arrest him. >> that's right. >> evan perez, excellent work. we appreciate it. let's bring in adam schiff. i know can you not comment on a sealed document, a sealed criminal charge, but what is your response to the news cnn just broke in general terms? are you under the impression that the investigation is proceeding rapidly and that the libyan government is being cooperative? what can you tell us? >> well, wouldn't describe it as rapidly. we've had multiple briefings on the intelligence committee about the progress of the investigation. it's been frustrating for many of us that it hasn't moved faster but it is a very difficult working environment for our agents. their security is of paramount concern. gathering evidence in libya, you might imagine, very difficult, finding, interviewing witnesses, extremely difficult. i was a prosecutor for six years and i can only imagine the challenge of trying to put together a
back here in washington. we go to washington "the lead" with jake tapper starts right now. >>> so why did we have to wait for jay leno to ask the president about this terror threat for him to finally say something public about it. i'm jake tapper, this is "the lead." p.m. addressing the troops while yemen sell it foiled an al qaeda terror plot, but apparently not the went that let to a worldwide alert? we'll get answers straight from the state department in just a few moments. >>> the national league, her husband was one of the 19 elite firefighters killed together in arizona. now she says she's not getting the full death benefits she desperately needs to raise their four children on her own. we'll talk to her momentarily. >>> the sports lead, a braves pitcher tries to teach the nationals' bryce harper some human milt. needless to say the -- these deals bench-clearing brawls don't end, they just move to twitter. good afternoon, everyone. i'm jake tapper. we begin with the world lead. right now president obama is speaking to troops and their families in california's camp pendleton, hes
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back to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. in money news, washington ain't cheap, especially when you're an unpaid intern on capitol hill. but one person is crowd sourcing her way to the capital. >> calling all benefactors, would you spare a nickel to pay for this intern's expenses while see interned for harry reed this fall? otherwise she says she will miss out on this once in a lifetime chance to take advantage of this crucial career move without loans. ironic because plenty of lawmakers here are constantly fighting to raise the federal minimum wage. but in their own offices they're not even paying some of their hardest workers. >> only congress among anybody in the federal government, only congress is allowed to use unpaid interns because they've explic explicitly written an exemption for themselves into the law. z >> it's not just washington looking for free labor. lots of those hollywood internships don't pay either. he worked on "the black swan" and later sued because he say it was not fair. >> the vast majority of people cannot work for free or have the parents afford to have t
joins me. but wait. they're not here. they're in washington. they refuse to fly up. my question, ross, are you going to break up any fights that might start there? >> listen, you've made a terrible mistake. you've got two "new york times" people right here. don is going to have to break up the fight. it's going to get ugly. >> fantastic. the one thing we know, you're not for sale. we will see you guys in just a bit. stay with us. when i got the call from adt, my heart starting racing. i honestly never thought that someone would try to enter into my home without my permission. when i arrived at the residence, to my surprise, the officers had already received a call from adt and had gotten there and apprehended the suspect. knowing later that this intruder had a knife -- it just made me think of how lucky i was to have adt. [ male announcer ] when it's your family, trust adt fast response monitoring to help protect against burglary, fire, and high levels of carbon monoxide. when seconds count, the experience of adt matters. now get adt starting at just $99 with 24/7 protection just over
, thank you very much. that will do it for me. i'm brooke baldwin. to washington. "the lead" with jake tapper starts now. >>> imagine a fire the size of denver. that's how big the beaver creek wildfire is right now. i'm jake tapper and this is "the lead." the national lead began with a bolt of lightning. 12 days later, 1,000 acres in idaho are toast. that's only one are nine fires in the state threatening thousands of homes. the world lead. his was a pinnacle of the arab spring movement. many waited so long to see hosni mubarak in prison. >> and a football star with a scholarship on the horizon but he went in to make a tackle and never got up again. we'll talk about his coach and ask what went so terribly wrong? i'm jake tapper. welcome to "the lead." we'll begin with the national lead. you might think volcanos are erupting over the horizon. this is not the pacific room. this is smack dab in the middle of idaho. right now nine wildfires are burning across the state. this is the biggest one, the beaver creek fire, 1,000 acres and growing. 2,200 homes are under a mandatory evacuation. su
't reading that until of course last night when "the washington post" produced an internal audit and other documents from that perpetual thorn in the side, edward snowden. those show there were privacy issues thousands of times. he adds most of that was not intentional. the infractions go from law breaking to typos that led to intercepts. i want to bring in the man who broke the story, he is with "the washington post" and he's a senior fellow with the century foundation. mr. gelman, thanks for joining us. a lot of the defenders of the administration are saying 2,776 incidents over basically a one year period over 2011 and 2012. how much is that really when you look at everything the nsa does? >> it's a tiny percentage of the data they collect, search, store, et cetera, that's absolutely true. you could look at it another way. you could say this is a case where the absolute number matters a lot. there are a billion passengers a year on airline flights. we only lose one percent of the luggage so that's 10 million. you have to decide whether this really matters absolutely or whether you only
,000 hits on youtube. that is awesome. eye brooke baldwin. thanks for being with me. let's go to washington. "the lead" with jake tapper starts right now. >>> grab your helmet and -- they are literally running out of firefighters. some of the most cherished and protected land in all the land burning out of control, as wildfire spending tops $1 billion for the year, and officials ask canada for more manpower, and breaking news on the lead, the national security agency now admitting it spied on ordinary americans, but say it was only a mistake, a mistake that happened tens of thousands of time. >>> plus she stood between a gunman and another potential newtown. we'll hear from the bookkeeper who talked a man out of possibly committing mass murder. >>> welcome to "the lead." we'll begin with a frightening indicator of what firefighters are up against, as wildfires leave behind scorched earth. in idaho the threat level was raised to the highest level for the first time in five years. resources are stretched so thin there that the military and even international firefighters could be called in to
because it's dead already. i see no movement at all in terms of legislation here in washington and i think people are in a way pivoting towards forget about trying to stop the thing, it's already too late, people are starting to pivot towa towards trying to fix it. >> are you optimistic, olivia? do you think something -- the way that mr. gore is about whether or not something will happen in congress, can anything get through? >> we're going to know a lot more about that in september. there's a house committee on megaclimate. they're invited everybody area that touches something on climb act and global change. >> carly, where do you come down on the subject? i remember this being a point of contention when you ran about senator barbara boxer. you said something about you were focused on jobs and boxer was focused on the weather. do you believe man is causing climate change. >> i think it is a distinct possibility, although there are a minority of scientists who do not believe it's the case. let's say it real. it's also true that the scientific community is in agreement that a single state a
in this and low and behold it occurred in new york and washington, d.c. al qaeda is capable of putting out disinformation over phone lines. it is sop for them. i don't think we should limit this to the middle east. it could be the united states. these guys are perfectly capable of hitting here and yet showing signs they're going to hit elsewhere. >> you think al qaeda is perfectly capable of hitting in the u.s. a major attack or the kind of lone wolf attacks we have seen. >> i think they could do a few lone wolf attacks. things can be bought in stores here and people with a little bit of training can hit public facilities, transportation facilities. they are absolutely capable of it. do they have the people on the ground? i wouldn't know that, but i fear for the worst. >> the region, the middle east, is in chaos of course. how much do you think that general instability plays a role in this threat? >> a lot egypt is unstable, but it is an egypt issue. i was recently at the jordan yan and syrian border. when you have a million people who are refugees amongst neighbors like lebanon, turkey, a
that usually break along here in washington. that's why you have some republicans and democrats that are somewhat support of i the president and i think that's also a reflection of w there are consistents you. the first the president mentioned part of his reform would be section 215 of the patriot act. i worked at the department of justice when they reauthorized the patriot act. that is a very misunderstood and easily demagogued issue. it's going to be a challenge for him as he works through some of the reforms there. the second part is he said he wants to work with congress. the question is is whether or not that is rhetoric or he really wants to put it into practice. >>, hillary. what we heard from the president is exactly what you'd want to hear from a president of the 21st century. technology has changed. he said he's going to create a task force of experts to evaluate this. i think both congress and the administration have a lot of new information that's happening in the marketplace that they're going to benefit from but really you want a president to say this work is impor
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as soon as we get back to washington will ask for authorization from congress to do something in a very surgical and proportional way. >> under the war powers act, they have to notify congress immediately of a significant use of american forces. so there will be consultations. there has to be consultation. >> a spokesperson for john boehner said the president has not reached out to their office yet. and wrote "if u.s. action is imminent, it is our hope that the president doesn't forget his obligations to congress but also to speak directly to the american people." the white house press secretary just said minutes ago that the state department and the white house have been consulting members of congress but he would not give any names. i want to bring in our panel to talk about all of this and the political applications. hillary rosen and gloria borger is awesome. gloria, first of all, how interesting was it that these words, the toughest we've heard yet, were coming not from the mouth of president obama but from secretary of state john kerry. what does that mean? >> well, i think what y
at this time tomorrow. in the meantime, we go to washington. john berman is sitting in for jake tapper. "the lead" starts right now. >>> the next few hours are crucial if the obama administration really plans to strike syria. i'm john berman and this is "the lead." the world lead. after complaining they're getting left in the dark, some lawmakers will soon hear what the administration has on syria. can the skeptics be won over? we'll talk to a lawmaker in the president's own party who is dead set against intervention. and would a strike on the syrian regime put us on the same side as al qaeda? would it trigger retaliation against u.s. ally israel? the complications of getting involved in another middle east complex. and the sports lead. they were once gods of gridiron who say the nfl profited off the trauma to their brains. now the league is paying up but is it enough for the thousands of players who say they will never be the same again? i'm john berman filling in for jake tapper today. we begin with the world lead and breaking news. just what does the u.s. have on assad? was he personally
senseless and sickening attack. police in spokane washington made an arrest after an 88-year-old world war ii veteran was beaten to death allegedly by two teenagers. delbert bellton was a retired aluminum worker shot in the leg during the battle of okinawa. one of the longest, costliest battles of the pacific war. he died from blunt head injuries. this appears to be another random attack on the heels of the murder of an australian baseball player in oklahoma because the attackers were bored. according to police. bobbi belton joins us by phone, the daughter-in-law of delbert belton. our thoughts, prayers, condolences are with you. how is your family holding up? >> well, as well as can be expected. part of it because my husband has been ill and in the hospital. he's paralyzed from cancer on the spine. so we have been dealing with that. and then to have this happen, and we come to the hospital and have to tell him that his father was brutally beaten, it was difficult. >> how did you find out? what happened to your father-in-law? >> a friend of his that was with him that night called me from t
. thanks so much for being with me here. i'll be back tomorrow. meantime, let's take you to washington. "the lead" with jake tapper starts right now. >> should the u.s. keep supporting an egyptian government that just killed hundreds of its own people? i'm jake tapper this is "the lead." >> the markets taking a nosedive today. why the world's largest retailer has to accept part of the blame. the world lead. president obama today announcing the u.s. is cancelling joint military exercises with egyptian forces after the egyptian government killed hundreds of people in clashes in the street. but usa to egypt, $1.5 billion, that's still flowing. and the national lead, new jersey governor chris christie has a medical marijuana bill on his desk. we'll talk to the desperate father who publicly confronted christie, begging him to sign the bill on behalf of his ailing young daughter. >>> good afternoon, everyone. welcome to "the lead." we'll begin with the money lead. you hear that? the closing bell on wall street and not a moment too soon. the dow fell off a cliff today, plunging more than 200
. and we have the fiscal fight going on in washington. we have a lot of moving parts that are going to impact the market and they're all happening in september. so you put syria on top of that and it could create a more explosive market, more volatile market. >> and, quickly, we have been on something of an economic recovery. could this be a bump in the way of that recovery? >> it very well could, ta particularly talking about oil and gas prices. consumer rates have come down this year, we've seen incomes come down. the job creation has been mostly part-time and low-wage jobs. we haven't seen that really spread out through the economy. you listen to walmart and all these retailers. they're saying sales are down. you put higher gasoline prices into that mix and you're talking about a tougher second half of the year. >> jim lacamp, thanks for joining us. >> coming up on "the lead," it did seem like there was the light at the end of the tunnel in north korea, then kim jung un's regime pulled a fast one that could put their regime in trouble with the u.s. [ male announcer ] these heads
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